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By Tom Krisher, Associated Press
The proposed regulation would apply front passenger seat protection standards to the traditional driver’s seat of an autonomous vehicle, rather than safety requirements that are specific to the driver’s seat, the agency said.
By Tom Krishner, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Pedestrian deaths surged by an estimated 10 percent last year as the economy improved, the price of gas plunged and motorists put more miles behind the wheel than ever before, according to an analysis of preliminary state traffic…
By Joan Lowy, Associated Press
The number of drivers on the road with alcohol in their systems has declined by nearly one-third since 2007, but there has been a large increase in drivers using marijuana and other illegal drugs, a government report released Friday found.
The U.S. government recently issued an immediate recall for more than 4.7 million vehicles that were installed with defective airbags. However, the consumer website that lists vehicle identification numbers included in the recall did not appear to be working on…
By Laura Santhanam
By Joan Lowy, Tom Krishner, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — A House committee has determined that the government's auto safety agency should have discovered General Motors' faulty ignition switches seven years before the company recalled 2.6 million cars to fix the deadly problem.
By William Gansa
Nissan will recall more than 226,326 additional vehicles due to faulty air bags, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced Saturday, expanding on a March recall of more than 900,000 vehicles.
WASHINGTON — The economic and societal harm from motor vehicle crashes amounted to a whopping $871 billion in a single year, according to a study released Thursday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
By Kayla Ruble
General Motors issued a recall on Saturday for 51,640 SUVS due to a problem with defective fuel gauges in the vehicles, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
By Dee-Ann Durbin, Associated Press
General Motors' new CEO and the head of the nation's auto safety watchdog are headed to Congress to testify about a defect in small cars that is linked to 13 deaths. In written testimony released ahead of a Tuesday House…
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